BMW to focus on EV manufacturing, plans to cut carbon emissions by 40% per vehicle by 2030
The auto giant further plans to expand its fleet of electric cars. By 2030, at least one of the two cars sold by BMW is to be an EV.
On Thursday, July 28, the BMW Group announced that it plans to reduce carbon emissions by 40% per vehicle by 2030. This step has been taken by the auto manufacturer to contribute to the movement for climate sustainability.
“We are consistently driving the issue of sustainability with our innovations,” said Thomas Becker, Head of Sustainability and Mobility of BMW Group. Current on average almost 30% of BMW vehicles are made from recycled and reused materials. These materials are also called secondary raw materials.
Mr Thomas further said that the company plans to increase the ‘secondary first’ approach by 50%. “We will continue to reduce CO2 emissions and conserve natural resources through maximum energy and raw material efficiency,” he further added.
The auto giant further plans to expand its fleet of electric cars. By 2030, at least one of the two cars sold by BMW is to be an EV. Furthermore, the MINI and Rolls Royce brands will only offer eclectic vehicles from 2030.